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Mill Girls - Lowell and Chicopee
Doffer boys in Aragon Mills, Rock Hill, South Carolina, photographed by Lewis Hine on 13 May 1912
Mill Girls. Pacific Mills. Lawrence, Mass Women Mill Workers
Tintype photograph (a) shows two young women wearing work smocks standing side by side
The "Mill Girls" were female workers who came to work for the textile corporations in Lowell, Massachusetts, "little girls" who worked there about the age ...
The mill girls were continuously watched by overseers and the head boarding house leader. When they arrived, the factory was unsanitary and work hours were ...
A decreased demand for cotton and wool led the factory owners to decrease the Lowell girls
Lowell Mills refers to the many mills that operated in the city of Lowell, Massachusetts
Lowell Mill Girls | Mill girls in front of Bairstows mill and mill dam, taken
Revolution - The Lowell Mill Girls: Truly Striking Women
Photograph of a restored textile mill in Lowell, Massachusetts
Drawing of Lowell Mill girl on cover of the Lowell Offering, 1840. Lowell Mills
Harriet Hanson Robinson, Lowell Mill Girl - New England Historical Society
Lowell Mill Girls | lowell mills by anna k in the 1830 the lowell American Industrial
“The Lowell Offering Masthead,” Mill Girls in Nineteenth-Century Print, January, 1845. Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society.
Photo above provided by the New England Historical Society. Lewis Hine took this photo in April 1909 of a young at Interlaken Mill, Arkwright, R. I.
1836 Constitution of the Lowell Factory Girls Association
Diseases were spread and deaths occurred from sickness and accidents inside the factory. If one was to report sick or injured and could not work for the day ...
In Lowell, mill girls wrote stories and poems submitted to a newspaper that they published themselves,
The Lowell Offering
On this day in 1893, Lucy Larcom died. A popular poet during her lifetime, she would be forgotten today except for a work of prose that she wrote in 1889.
So Far From Home: the Diary of Mary Driscoll, an Irish Mill Girl, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1847 by Barry Denenberg
Two of the "helpers" in the Tifton Cotton Mill, Tifton, Ga.
Simply, the working conditions were terrible during the Industrial Revolution. As factories were being built, businesses were in need of workers.
The Forgotten History of American Working-Class Literature
The conditions that the Lowell girls suffered were extremely grim. There was poor ventilation and sewer lines in the factories and unheated boarding houses.
Spinner in a Cotton Mill A Young Girl Working
In 1840, with financial backing from the mill owners, a group of female factory operatives, including Lucy and her sister, founded the Lowell Offering, ...
Mill Girls in Nineteenth-Century Print
Many cotton mills reduced operations until hostilities ended. Meanwhile, the Yankee mill girl got married, went back to her village, or moved west as a ...
“Kiss of Death” at New England textile mills – Historic Ipswich
A timeline shows important events of the era. In 1807, Robert Fulton builds the
Francis Lowell died in 1817, and never lived to see the city that was named for him. He was part of a group of investors called the Boston Associates.
Spinners and doffers in Lancaster Cotton Mills, Lewis Hine 1908
Image (a) is a portrait of Samuel Slater. Drawing (b) is
James Russell Lowell, c. 1855
Pre-colonial history and founding
A girl who moved to Lowell for a job, to support the family, was placed in a boarding house. Extended rules applied to the boarding house and was enforced ...
Weaving By Power Looms 1835
Cotton mills were fire traps. The combination of their timber construction, the use of naked [uncovered] lights, highly flammable raw material [cotton] and ...
Textile workers at a sweatshop in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the same city where the Tazreen and Rana Plaza factory disasters occurred.
Boott Cotton Mill, Lowell.
Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here's how that could change.
The Boston Manufacturing Company Logo
Lucy Larcom, author of A New England Girlhood, became a bobbin doffer in Lowell, Massachusetts in 1835, aged 11
Dwight Mill gate, Chicopee.
Francis Cabot Lowell and the Power Loom
By the time she died in 1893, Lucy Larcom had written countless poems, magazine articles, and children's stories. Popular at the time, her work soon faded ...
“The Sphere of Woman,” Godey's Lady's Book vol. 40 (March 1850. “
Lowell Mill Girls Organize: Early Efforts at Organizing Women's Unions
Lowell Women Sign On to Teach in the West
Winslow Homer, “Bell-Time,” Harper's Weekly vol. XII (July
General Information. Modern History Sourcebook: Lowell Mill Girls
A muscular worker facing a furnace spewing out molten iron, a group of workers standing and sitting on a gigantic cannon, a family of canallers on their ...
Mill girls' boardinghouse in Lowell
Massachusetts in the Industrial Revolution
A mechanical drawing shows the workings of a flour mill, with the parts of machinery
This lessened the effect of the labor unions since businesses had no shortage of workers. This is why most labor unions were unsuccessful.
N. Currier, “The Propagation Society, More Free than Welcome,” 1855
A. Janicke & Co., “Our City, (St. Louis,
Flyer announcing a strike meeting to occur at Chastain's Hall, 10th Street and Hemphill Avenue
Engraving based on W.H. Bartlett, "Lockport, Erie Canal,” 1839, http
Mogan Cultural Center, Lowell - former worker's dormitory.
The Market Revolution - textile mills and the cotton gin (video) | Khan Academy
The best-known examples are the Lowell mill girls, who left New England farms in the 1830s and 1840s to work ...
Thomas Horner, "Broadway, New York," ...
Lewis Hine with Michael McNelis, 8-year-old newsboy. Michael had just
Cigar factory at 205 Atwells Ave. in Providence, R.I. Hine wrote, 205 Atwells
Preamble to the IWW Constitution
Francis Cabot Lowell and the Boston Manufacturing Company